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un·screw

 (ŭn-skro͞o′)
v. un·screwed, un·screw·ing, un·screws
v.tr.
1. To take out the screw or screws from.
2. To loosen, adjust, or remove by rotating.
v.intr.
To become or allow to become unscrewed.

unscrew

(ʌnˈskruː)
vb
1. (Building) (tr) to draw or remove a screw from (an object)
2. (tr) to loosen (a screw, lid, etc) by rotating continuously, usually in an anticlockwise direction
3. (intr) (esp of an engaged threaded part) to become loosened or separated: the lid wouldn't unscrew.

un•screw

(ʌnˈskru)

v.t.
1. to draw or loosen a screw from (a hinge, bracket, etc.).
2. to unfasten or withdraw by turning, as a screw or lid.
3. to open (a jar, bottle, etc.) by turning the lid or cover.
v.i.
4. to permit of being unscrewed.
[1595–1605]

unscrew


Past participle: unscrewed
Gerund: unscrewing

Imperative
unscrew
unscrew
Present
I unscrew
you unscrew
he/she/it unscrews
we unscrew
you unscrew
they unscrew
Preterite
I unscrewed
you unscrewed
he/she/it unscrewed
we unscrewed
you unscrewed
they unscrewed
Present Continuous
I am unscrewing
you are unscrewing
he/she/it is unscrewing
we are unscrewing
you are unscrewing
they are unscrewing
Present Perfect
I have unscrewed
you have unscrewed
he/she/it has unscrewed
we have unscrewed
you have unscrewed
they have unscrewed
Past Continuous
I was unscrewing
you were unscrewing
he/she/it was unscrewing
we were unscrewing
you were unscrewing
they were unscrewing
Past Perfect
I had unscrewed
you had unscrewed
he/she/it had unscrewed
we had unscrewed
you had unscrewed
they had unscrewed
Future
I will unscrew
you will unscrew
he/she/it will unscrew
we will unscrew
you will unscrew
they will unscrew
Future Perfect
I will have unscrewed
you will have unscrewed
he/she/it will have unscrewed
we will have unscrewed
you will have unscrewed
they will have unscrewed
Future Continuous
I will be unscrewing
you will be unscrewing
he/she/it will be unscrewing
we will be unscrewing
you will be unscrewing
they will be unscrewing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unscrewing
you have been unscrewing
he/she/it has been unscrewing
we have been unscrewing
you have been unscrewing
they have been unscrewing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unscrewing
you will have been unscrewing
he/she/it will have been unscrewing
we will have been unscrewing
you will have been unscrewing
they will have been unscrewing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unscrewing
you had been unscrewing
he/she/it had been unscrewing
we had been unscrewing
you had been unscrewing
they had been unscrewing
Conditional
I would unscrew
you would unscrew
he/she/it would unscrew
we would unscrew
you would unscrew
they would unscrew
Past Conditional
I would have unscrewed
you would have unscrewed
he/she/it would have unscrewed
we would have unscrewed
you would have unscrewed
they would have unscrewed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.unscrew - loosen something by unscrewing itunscrew - loosen something by unscrewing it; "unscrew the outlet plate"
loosen, loose - make loose or looser; "loosen the tension on a rope"
2.unscrew - loosen by turningunscrew - loosen by turning; "unscrew the bottle cap"
loosen, loose - make loose or looser; "loosen the tension on a rope"
screw - tighten or fasten by means of screwing motions; "Screw the bottle cap on"
Translations
يَفُك اللولَبيَفُكُّ اللَوْلَب
odšroubovat
skrue af
ruuvata auki
odviti
skrúfa úr/af
ねじを緩める
나사를 빼다
atskrūvētnoskrūvēt
odskrutkovať
odviti
skruva loss
คลายเกลียว
sökmekvidalasını gevşetmek/sökmek
nới lỏng

unscrew

[ˈʌnˈskruː]
A. VTdestornillar; [+ lid] → desenroscar
B. VIdestornillarse; [lid] → desenroscar

unscrew

[ˌʌnˈskruː] vt
(= undo) [+ cap, top] → dévisser
She unscrewed the top of the bottle → Elle a dévissé le bouchon de la bouteille.
(= remove the screws from) [+ handle, sign, mirror] → dévisser

unscrew

vt (= loosen)losschrauben; plate, lid alsoabschrauben; to come unscrewedsich lösen
visich los- or abschrauben lassen; (= become loose)sich lösen

unscrew

[ʌnˈskruː]
1. vtsvitare
2. visvitarsi

unscrew

(anˈskruː) verb
to remove or loosen (something) by taking out screws, or with a twisting or screwing action. He unscrewed the cupboard door; Can you unscrew this lid?

unscrew

يَفُكُّ اللَوْلَب odšroubovat skrue af losschrauben ξεβιδώνω destornillar ruuvata auki dévisser odviti svitare ねじを緩める 나사를 빼다 losschroeven skru opp odkręcić desaparafusar, desparafusar откручивать skruva loss คลายเกลียว sökmek nới lỏng 旋松
References in classic literature ?
Something within the cylinder was unscrewing the top!
Five minutes did not elapse between the moment of enclosing the animals and that of unscrewing the coverlid of their prison.
He handed the pepper-box to Tip, who had no difficulty in unscrewing the bottom.
There, suspended by one hand between the baggage-car and the tender, with the other he loosened the safety chains; but, owing to the traction, he would never have succeeded in unscrewing the yoking-bar, had not a violent concussion jolted this bar out.
I ran across and, unscrewing the nozzle, I changed it to our last supply.
He entered the unoccupied stern cabin and spent some time there unscrewing the two stern ports.
The company has built two servo-driven unscrewing molds for clean-room use.
Next, disconnect the live wire, neutral wire and the ground wire by unscrewing the terminal screws.
The next frustrating problem is when you go to unscrewing a grip bushing and it just will not break loose, so you apply heavy pressure to unscrew it and it strips the threads right out of the frame.
But the two thieves caused outrage when they struck on Monday, unscrewing the cabinet from the wall and carrying it away.
With conventional plugs, you have to unscrew the casing and carefully prise out the fuse, but with moulded plugs you can only get to the fuse, which is easy to do - no unscrewing required.
STEPHEN HENDRY pulled off a dramatic victory in China yesterday after almost conceding by unscrewing his cue.